Application Process


EQWIP HUBs personalized application process

Volunteering abroad is a unique and life changing experience. That’s why our Recruitment Team works closely with potential volunteers to find the right position, in the right country, for the right length of time. After a personalized interview process, successful EQWIP HUBs volunteer applicants will be placed in the countries where their skills are most needed and impactful.

EQWIP HUBs volunteers are rewarded with the transformative opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, immerse yourself within new communities and cultures, and collaborate with an ambitious group of youth around the globe.

We look forward to helping you find the volunteer opportunity that best matches your skills and experience.

The Process

Step-By-Step

Recruitment Period

If an EQWIP HUBs volunteer opportunity resonates with you and you feel that you have what it takes to partner globally and help young women and men reach their potential, apply using our online application form.

EQWIP HUBs volunteer positions are highly competitive and applications will be screened for suitability, skills and experience. Be sure to highlight your unique contributions and why you want to partner with like-minded youth in the developing world. Applications are reviewed on an on-going basis though, due to the volume of applications, only those applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

EQWIP HUBs Selection

Our selection process is carefully designed to ensure that the best possible candidates are matched to volunteer positions at each of the EQWIP HUBs. Groups of individuals will be assembled that can best leverage the skills and assets of each member.

Once your application is received it will be reviewed. We may contact you to confirm eligibility. If you are selected, you will be contacted to arrange an interview. Interviews will be approximately one hour in length and be conducted via phone or Skype with the team at EQWIP HUBs in Ottawa. We will outline the next steps during the interview. You can expect the process from application to securing an EQWIP HUBs volunteer position to take approximately 4-5 weeks.

Preparation & Deployment

Successful applicants will be supported through the EQWIP HUBs volunteer onboarding orientation which will take place before departure from Canada and in the host country at each EQWIP HUBs region. This training is designed to help you connect with your team, build cross-cultural communication skills and prepare you for working with a global initiative.

Our Recruitment Team will set you up with a custom crowdfunding profile which will allow you to easily raise your program contribution online, and help facilitate all travel, accommodation and insurance arrangements. As of January 1, 2018, the required contribution for 12 months volunteer positions is $3,900 CAD, and for 3 months or 6 months volunteer positions is $2,950 CAD. The current contribution amount of $3,600 CAD for 12 months and $2,750 CAD for 3 month or 6 months volunteer positions will remain in effect for applicants that have accepted volunteer position offers on or  before December 31, 2017.

Find the right volunteer opportunity for you

If you are an experiences Canadian looking to grow professionally and personally while making a difference, EQWIP HUBs has the international volunteer opportunity for you.

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